David Bannister

David Bannister

Senior Analyst

Areas of Expertise: B2B Payments, Cross-Border Payments/Remittances, Financial Market Infrastructure, Payment Regulations, Transaction and Corporate Banking, Wholesale Payments

David Bannister is a senior analyst on Aite Group’s Wholesale Banking & Payments team. He covers wholesale payments, transaction and corporate banking, financial market infrastructures, and analysis of the fintech sector.

Mr. Bannister has been writing about technology for 40 years, starting on Personal Computer World in 1979, and has specialized in financial services technology for nearly 30 years. He has contributed to Dealing With Technology, Waters magazine, Financial Markets IT, Financial News, The Daily Telegraph, The Financial Times, and The Times as well as BBC Radio 4, Channel 4 News, BBC Newsnight, and Sky News.

Before becoming an analyst at the start of 2016, Mr. Bannister spent 12 years as the editor of Banking Technology, where he also became well-known as a moderator, panelist, and speaker, in which role he has taken part in many international conferences, including SWIFT’ Sibos, EBAday, Finextra’s NextGen Banking, and Finovate events in Europe and Asia.

Mr. Bannister has provided consultancy and training for leading IT and financial technology providers, including IBM, HP, Misys (now Finastra), Temenos, and many others.


Wednesday, June 17, 2020 | 9:30 a.m. ET
A Look at Powerful Use Cases in Driving Better Capital Clarity Virtual Accounts are not a new concept, but they have become the recent buzzword in banking. And today, every bank has their own interpretation of what they are, and how they can capitalize on them. So, what exactly are Virtual...
Thursday, February 27, 2020 | 11 a.m. ET
  Changes to the global payments infrastructure at both a domestic and cross-border level, shifts in the competitive landscape, and innovations in even the most well-established commercial payment product areas mean that commercial payments are no longer immune to the dynamic forces...


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